Can Africa’s first WTO chief help her own continent or avert US-China cold war?

//Can Africa’s first WTO chief help her own continent or avert US-China cold war?

Can Africa’s first WTO chief help her own continent or avert US-China cold war?

Africa is to have its first director general of the World Trade Organization, with Nigeria’s former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala set to be confirmed as its head when members meet in the next few days. She will also make history as the first woman to lead the body.The Nigerian’s appointment was sealed when South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee dropped her bid for the job and the United States lifted a veto on Okonjo-Iweala that had been exercised by its former president Donald Trump…

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